Aeroports de Lyon

Aeroports de Lyon

Lyon-Satolas Airport was inaugurated on 12 April 1975 by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of the French Republic, in the presence of Pierre Doueil, Regional Prefect, and Fernand Blanc, President of the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIL). On 20 April 1975, Lyon-Satolas Airport succeeded Lyon-Bron and welcomed the first 150 passengers arriving from Paris aboard an Air Inter Mercure aircraft. Over 25 years later, the infrastructures have evolved, the number of passengers has more than tripled, and the platform has proven capable of drawing on its many assets to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

On 29 June 2000, the Airport was renamed after Antoine de Saint Exupéry, Lyon’s famous aviator-cum-writer.

In 1989, start of an important investment programme destined to double the airport’s capacities.

In 1997, Lyon-Satolas reorganises its terminals and becomes home to Air France’s first euro-regional hub. Lyon-Bron is France’s second most important airport for business and leisure travel.

On 21 March 2001, the State grants the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry, administrator of Lyon-Saint Exupéry and Lyon-Bron, a renewal of the concession for 10 years.

On 21 December 2006, creation of the Aéroports de Lyon SASU (single-owner simplified shares company).

On 6 March 2007, the Airports’ concession is transferred from the CCIL to the SASU.

On 9 March2007, official launch of the Aéroports de Lyon Company.

An agreement is signed to prolong the concession to 2047.

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Aeroports de Lyon B.P. 113
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Aéroport 69125

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1.4 km North-Northwest

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